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Case reports

This section welcomes submissions of case reports from all surgical specialties, including those covered by other sections.

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  1. Laparoscopic cholecystectomy (LC) is generally safe and well-accepted. In rare cases, it is associated with complications (intra- e postoperative bleeding, visceral injury and surgical site infection). Splenic...

    Authors: Girolamo Geraci, Antonino Picciurro, Andrea Attard, Giuseppe Modica, Massimo Cajozzo and Carmelo Sciumè

    Citation: BMC Surgery 2014 14:106

    Content type: Case report

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  2. In terms of gynaecological laparoscopic surgery, major complications affecting great vessels, and especially the retroperitoneal ones, are unusual.

    Authors: Diana García-Alcázar, Beatriz García-Chapinal, Emma Batllori-Badia, Gregorio López-González, Estela Lorenzo-Hernando, Jesús S Jiménez-López, Leticia Muñoz-Hernando and José Luis Muñoz-González

    Citation: BMC Surgery 2014 14:104

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  3. Primary colorectal lymphoma represents a rare minority among the colonic neoplasms. Early diagnosis is often difficult because of unspecific symptoms, with subsequent delays in diagnosis and management. We des...

    Authors: Domenico Risio, Rossana Percario, Margherita Legnini, Francesco Caldaralo, Domenico Angelucci, Camilla Marinelli, Alberto D'Aulerio, Roberto Cotellese, Luca Napolitano and Paolo Innocenti

    Citation: BMC Surgery 2014 14:75

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  4. Encapsulating peritoneal sclerosis (EPS) is a rare surgical complication that can occur after intraperitoneal treatment. It is also a serious and potentially fatal complication of continuous ambulatory periton...

    Authors: Katsushi Takebayashi, Hiromichi Sonoda, Tomoharu Shimizu, Hiroyuki Ohta, Mitsuaki Ishida, Eiji Mekata, Yoshihiro Endo, Tohru Tani and Masaji Tani

    Citation: BMC Surgery 2014 14:57

    Content type: Case report

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